Name: James Arthur MEWSE
Birth: 24 SEP 1880 in Gorlestone, Norfolk, England
Death: 2 SEP 1953 in Fleetwood, Lancashire, England
Born: 24 September 1880 Norfolk, England
1881 C for Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, Registration District: Yarmouth RG11/1910/9/75/53
59 Blackfriars Road
John Mewse Head Mar 40 Occ: Fisherman b. Norfolk, Winterton, England
Elizabeth Mewse Wife Mar 38 Norfolk, Lowestoft, England
Elizabeth Mewse Daur UnM 11 Scholar Norfolk, Yarmouth
Wlliam John Mewse Son 6 do ditto
Florence Kate Mewse Daur 5 do ditto
Minnie Edith Mewse Daur 2 ditto
*James Arthur Mewse Son 6 mo ditto **********
1891 Census for Gorleston, Suffolk, England. Registration District: Mutford RG12/1497/7/14/21
Sub. Reg. District of Gorleston. Ecclesiastical Parish: Southdown.
14 Highfield Road
Elizabeth Mews Head Wid 48 Occ: Charwoman b. Norfolk (recorded in one place as
Misterton but I cannot decipher) William J. Mewse Son S 16 Rope Maker Norfolk, Great Yarmouth)
Minnie E. Mewse Daur S 12 Scholar ditto
*James A. Mewse Son S 8 do ditto
Marr: 1. 4 October 1900 to Elsbeth Noble in St.Peter Nicholas Aberdeen, Scotland.
There were four known children of this union, James Arthur, William John, Margaret and Nancy
Marr: 2. 18 May 1949 to Lily Sharman in Blackpool Registry Office, Lancashire, England
May 1907 obtained his Master's Certificate of Skipper of a Trawler.
Leaving Aberdeen between 1937 and 1947 he went to Fleetwood, Lancashire and worked for
J.Marr and Sons as a trawler Skipper.
Military service. Between 1907 and 1930 he won a long service medal for 23 years with the Royal Navy Reserve, making 150 mine sweeping forays during the war (WW1).
The London Gazette of 24 September 1930 records Ch Skipper J.A.Mews placed on retired list with rank of Skipper Lieutenant as of September 22.
Died: 2 September 1953 in Fleetwood, Lancashire
Father: John MEWSE b: 5 DEC 1840 in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England
Mother: Elizabeth HAYLETT b: 25 SEP 1842 in Winterton, Norfolk, England
Elspet Noble ALLAN b: 5 DEC 1881 in Port Erroll, Cruden, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
4 OCT 1900
in St. Peter's Church, Tory, Nigg, Aberdeen, Scotland 1 2 3
- James Arthur MEWSE b: ABT. 1901 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland
- William John MEWSE b: 13 MAY 1903 in 18 Gt. Western Road, Aberdeen, Scotland
- Margaret MEWSE
- Nancy MEWSE
18 MAY 1949
in Blackpool Registry Office, Blackpool, Lancashire, England
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